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How does an inguinal hernia affect the body?

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  • When there is a weakness in your abdominal muscles, some of your intestines can protrude from the opening, forming an inguinal hernia. This can cause mild to severe consequences. Most of the time, an inguinal hernia will only cause some pain or discomfort. In other cases, an inguinal hernia can cause constipation or bowel death because of a lack of blood supply.

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